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May 28, 2012 6:30pm EDT
individual. the life and music of james brown's sheds light on the musical genius by examining his complicated life. we hear now from the author of the book. >> my book is titled "the one." it was the secret to his music and his being. he hit the first beet harvest. -- he had the first beat the hardest. >> ♪ popped in got a brand new bag -- popped up -- papa got a brand new bag ♪ >> james brown is the most fascinating artist in my lifetime. i cannot think of anybody who ever was as complicated and creative as james brown was. he grew up incredibly poor in the south. housew up in his aunt's of ill repute. he raised himself on the streets of georgia. as a boy, soldiers would toss coins as he sang and danced. he learned from that kind of experience that a stage was an environment where you could gain a sense of mastery and get a feeling of love he did not have any other place. ♪ it would not be nothing without a woman or a girl ♪ >> he could read an audience and understand what people were feeling faster than they could. he could be crawling across the stage singing please wit
May 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> mr. blair, did he send you one? >> yes. >> probably not mr. brown? >> no. probably -- >> rebekah brooks' close relationship with politicians goes to the heart of this inquiry and media ethics. >> you passed on material evidence, call it what you will gained from your few dinners with gordon brown. you passed that on to tony blair. is that true or not? >> he suggested that, sir? >> in the same way you're not telling me your sources i will not tell you mine. >> ok. we'll play this game all day. i think your source may be john prescott, and it's not true. >> the questioning turned to rebekah brooks' contacts with the current prime minister, david cameron and the meeting with the murdoch family in greece in 2008. >> whose idea was it that mr. david cameron meet with the murdoches in greece on this indication? >> i'm not sure -- on this o'indication? >> i'm not sure who came up with this idea. i think it was born out of the fact that mr. murdoch was there in the summer and it was organized through number 10. >> there must have been initiatives there within news international to make a
May 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, and then it was only after mrs. brown, really, that i really got film scripts at all and then, you know, if you work with people like kevin spacy, and people, you know, you learn about it, and i never want to be there when i don't. >> rose: you have one more bond coming out, don't you? >> yes, yes. >> rose: at least one. >> did you believe -- we have. >> rose: yes. are you excited about the jubilee, the diamond jubilee? because you have a couple of -- >> well, i it will be a good old day of celebration, i hope, and i think they are planning lots of things, not least of which the -- on the river, with 1,000 boats going up the thames, that should be spectacular. >> rose: i want to come back to all of that, that whole thing about acting because so many people have said such wonderful things about you, i want you zero just to take one, one of your fellow actors in this film, this is bill and i talking about you, here it is. dane judi dench. >> yes. >> rose: what does she have? >> well, she has something, dane judi dench has something that is inexpressionable there are books written about how she a chief
May 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
by that? >> they didn't really ban it. they just took it out of brown hands. they banned mexicans, basically. they got rid of mexican-american studies. they put all of the books that they took away from students. they boxed them and put them away. the catch-22 seems to be that anybody who's not from that ethnic studies world could teach it. but that there would be disciplinary action, as i understand it, if anyone complains about those being taught. so in essence, they've been what i call a soft banning. they're out of the picture. and -- >> but just look at the books. i brought a list of the titles. chicano, the history of the mexican civil rights movement, boxed. critical theory by delgado and stepanic, boxed. 500 year history of pictures, boxed. occupied america, boxed. rethinking columbus, the next 500 years, boxed. the oppressed, boxed. and then howard zenness, the people's history of the united states? >> he's a lefty. >> sandros cisneros, zapata's disciple, feminism is for everybody, jonathan kozel's savage inequalities, luis rodriguez is always running, by the lake of slee
May 6, 2012 8:30am EDT
't a that good news," which dr. brown sings with his accompanist, ella lewis. ♪ i got news to tell you i got good news ♪ >> reporter: it's a spiritual which makes the present bearable. ♪ i got a crown up in that kingdom ain't a that good news ♪ >> a spiritual that says beyond this world there is victory. i'm going to get my crown. i'm going to be regal. >> "nobody knows the trouble i've seen" or "sometimes i feel like a motherless child," but then there was always that message of hope in them that would allow you, okay, this is what my circumstance is, but this is what i can look forward to as well. >> reporter: spirituals, which arose at plantations like this one in roswell, georgia, were really a double-edged sword. while the melodies might suggest to masters that slaves were happy with their lot in life, if you listen closely you will find the message in many spirituals was defiant, indeed rebellious. >> the stereotype was that as long as the slaves were singing and dancing, they were happy, and we said we're good. well, we can also communicate, you know, "steal away, steal away to jesus
May 16, 2012 8:00am EDT
people like ray charles and ruth brown and lavern baker, and they found these people. they were open to it. it is not like that anymore. tavis: they did not sign you. >> they did not. there was the place i went because paul anka, and i loved his song "diana." he was only a few months older than i, and i thought if he could do it, i could do it. and there was the hook in "diana," and i wanted to ask the producer, and he had me in and listen to my song and mcmillian the next one and the next one, and i said i do not have any more, and i got a contract. it was amazing. at 15. tavis: i have is going to say that. at 15. what did jerry and ahmed say years later about not signing you? >> they wanted to sign me later, but it was not synchronous did. much later, i recorded a couple of albums for atlantic, but they encouraged me, and they had songs that i had written or jerry handwritten. >> a very -- tavis: very courageous about your marriage is, including one that was abusive. >> yes. tavis: many i have to spend more time going back through vain carole king play list -- through the carole ki
May 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
like brown rice keen qa, steel cut oats, beans like black beans, legumes, chick peas, lentils. anything. those things have phi to nutrients, things that we don't even know about that are affecting our jeans they're full of fiber. this is one of the keys to the lean plan. fiber is the one dietary component that's been consistently shown to help people lose weight and keep the weight off. >> rose: and it's also good for digestion. >> absolutely. it lowers cholesterol and your blood pressure. it fills your stomach so that you're not... you're not hungry, first of all. it tells your brain that you're satiated. you've got something in your stomach. and also it helps the food digest more slowly and evenly so your blood glucose level, your blood sugar stays stable throughout the day. so that way you're not going into the hunger cravings. hormones aren't alerted to eat more. >> what do you make of the attention sugar is getting either in books or studies made by reputable organization. >> >> it's all about blood sugar. you want to stay steady throughout the day. so if you're eating things with
May 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
that i, in the research where the former chairman of bp john browne published a memoir in britain about six weeks before the deepwater horizon. it wasn't published in the united states i think for a reason. but in it, he recalls that when the exxon valdez pill happened, he happened to be in alaska visiting bp properties. he heard about it and he ordered a helicopter to fly over prince william sound and see the terrible damage. and he's recalling this moment in the memoir, all these years later, but without the foreknowledge that the deepwater horizon is about to destroy bp's reputation. and he says i flew over and i saw the black slick spread on the sea and i thought about off the whales and all of the wildlife that would be damaged. and i thought to myself, there is now one corporation in the world that will be the most hated. and that's exxonmobile. and so you see the world turns. and so one of should be careful about such-- but especially in a high-risk business like oil drilling. >> do you know what you will write next. >> i do. i am going to write a secretary of ghost wars, america
May 9, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, and we actually got upended eight weeks from filming on that because gordon brown, who was the chancellor of the exchequer, outlaud a tax structure being used to finance a lot of films, and that film went down, along with a couple of dozen others this the u.k. it was a bad day, black day for film. but i knew deborah from that and i had read about this book, and and the producer sent me an early draft of the script that deborah had done, adaptation of the book. deborah has quite strong connections with india herself, and she had, i think, this marvelous idea of just exploring what might happen if you outsourced retirement to india, a place where, as you know, quite a lot of outsourcing goes on. it was a very attractive and provocative idea. and i thought the script was very much sort of raw state at that point. i haven't completely made the transition from book to film and i said to graham i would be very interested in adapting it, but i was about to do another film, actually, with tom as it turned out. and i couldn't do it then, and graham runs a very small production company, and i know
May 20, 2012 7:00am EDT
. they just took it out of brown hands. they banned mexicans basically. they got rid of mexican-american studies. they put all of the books that they took away from the students, they boxed them and put them away. the catch-22 seems to be that anybody who's not from that ethnic studies world could teach it, but that there would be disciplinary action as i understand it if anyone complains about those being taught. so in essence they've been, what i call a soft-banning. they're out of the picture. >> in the interest of a fair and open discussion, we invited urrea to respond to the school district's objections to our conversation. you'll find both letters at coming up on "moyers and company," how you can help america reckon with torture. >> hi, i'm doug liman and i'm asking you to help me direct the movie "reckoning with torture," which uses the government's own documents to tell the inside story of america's torture program. >> i'm reading an excerpt from the declaration of lieutenant colonel darrel vandeveld, former lead prosecutor in the military commission case
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